Antique Nantucket Lightship Basket by William Appleton

Antique Nantucket Lightship Basket by William Appleton

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Antique Nantucket Lightship sewing basket by highly collectable maker William Appleton circa 1900. Features two beautifully carved handles and the original label on bottom. Collectors of Nantucket baskets prize those with original labels and this one is hard to photograph because of the old adhesive tape but it is written in pencil and says "William Appleton Nantucket Mas." Great condition. Measures 7-1/4" round.


We have been dealing in Nantucket Lightship Baskets since we moved to Nantucket in 1967. Over the last 50 years we have sold well over 2000 Lightship baskets! Please contact us for friendly, expert advice. We also offer repair services for your Nantucket Lightship Basket. Broken hinges, missing weavers, replacing carved ornaments are just a few of the repairs we can perform.

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